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IDLUK: Fabulous Fish

1996 Melissa Greene Born: New Haven, Connecticut 1957 thrown, painted, incised, burnished earthenware 14 1/8 x 14 1/2 in. (36.0 x 36.7 cm) diam. Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Jim Pepper on behalf of all committed artists 2000.5 Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 53B


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IDLUK: Fabulous Fish is decorated with incised images of spotted fish swimming above wavy lines that suggest water. Melissa Greene finds inspiration for the images on her pots in the wildlife that surrounds her Maine home, and she has been dedicated to producing ceramic works that express the beauty of art and life.

Keywords

Animal - fish

decorative arts - ceramic

Crafts - Clay

ceramic - earthenware

About Melissa Greene

Born: New Haven, Connecticut 1957